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Ancient World, The: Greece, Part 1


Published 1955


'Ancient World, The: Greece' (1955) 66m, dir. ray Garner. This film recreates the ancient Greek world through its extant art and literature. The narration is from translations of Greek authors, including Hesiod, Pindar, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Herodotus, Thucydides, Plato, and Plutarch, and accompanies visual impressions of Greek religious philosophy and history through the golden age. The film features spectacular footage of Crete, Knossos, Mycenae, and the sculptures of Athens. It discusses the Persians at Marathon, then 10 years later, Xerxes at Thermopylae. To view Garner’s Greece, Part II, visit http://archive.org/details/AncientWorldGreece_Pt2 For more on Garner, visit http://www.afana.org/garner.htm


Producer Ray Garner
Production Company Ray Garner
Sponsor Gay Mackintosh
Audio/Visual sound, color


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